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Welcome to Episode 84 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle.
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2:15 - Wade's Background: Forming BiOptimizers From Health Needs
7:05 - Where To Start With Digestive, Hormonal, Or Other Health Complaints?
7:45: The Problems With Our Modern Food System
9:40: Using IF To Pinpoint Problematic Food
10:15 - Wade's Experience With Fasting
12:00 - The Vegetarian And Keto Team - Finding What Works For You!
13:15 - Why Wade Became Vegetarian
The Holy Science (Sri Yukteswar)
15:00 - How The Digestive Process Works
18:10 - Natural Enzymes In Plants And Animals, Raw Vs. Cooked Foods
21:50 - The Role Of HCL And PH (Got Acid Reflux?)
25:45 - How To Supplement With HCL?
27:40 - How The Digestive System Adjusts To Dietary Choices, And How IF Helps Digestion
29:40 - Turkey Dinner Syndrome: Why You Get Tired After Eating A Big Meal
31:20 - The Role Of Enzymes In Aging And Longevity
33:10 - The Problems With Pesticides
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37:05 - Digestion In The Intestines
37:40 - The Role Of The Microbiome In Digestion And Mood
39:50 - The Different Types Of Bacteria (Colonizing Vs. Transient)
41:25 - The Role Of Genetics In Fermented Food Choices
42:30 - Adopting To New Diet Choices (Die Off, Keto Flu, Etc.)
43:00 - The Elimination Phase (Constipation!)
43:55 - How Long Does The Digestive Process Take?
45:25 - How To Start Fixing Your Digestion?
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54:45 - Protein Digestion
56:55 - Soy Protein Inhibitors
59:25 - Masszymes - Broad spectrum digestion and proteolytic enzymes (www.bioptimizers.com/ifpodcast20 for 20% off!)
1:03:15: Testing Your Enzymes
1:04:30: Enzymes While Fasting
Check out the Stuff We Like page for links to any of the books/supplements/products etc. mentioned on the podcast that we like!
BUY Melanie's What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine, Gin's Delay, Don't Deny: Living an Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle, and/or Gin's Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle
More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com
More on Gin: GinStephens.com
Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com
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